Eric McCollum, Virginia Tech (image) Virginia Tech Caption Eric McCollum, professor of human development and Marriage and Family Therapy program director in Virginia Tech's National Capital Region, practices and teaches mindfulness meditation. Credit Virginia Tech Photo Usage Restrictions Photo maybe used with discussion of Dr. McCollum's research or Virginia Tech's Marriage and Family Therapy program. Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.